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Two Goa mines to shut down operations


August 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) Two open-cast iron ore mines operating within a short distance of a wildlife sanctuary in Goa have been asked to shut down operations by the union ... Read more...

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Congress demands auction of Goa iron ore mines


August 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) The ongoing controversy over the alleged Rs.1.86 lakh crore coal block allocation scam could have lessons for the multi-million dollar iron ore mining industry in Goa.The ... Read more...

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Brazil looks to private sector to bolster infrastructure


August 16th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled a 133 billion reais ($65.5 billion) plan to improve Brazil's infrastructure and spur economic growth.The plan, which will involve awarding private ... Read more...

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Mexico to recover spectrum to expand 4G service


August 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Mexico said it will recover concessions in the little-used 2.5 GHz frequency band and resell the spectrum to expand fourth-generation mobile telecoms service.Communications and Transportation ... Read more...

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Goa may shut down nearly 10 illegal mines


August 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 6 (IANS) Forty mining leases, out of which around eight to 10 mines are operational, could be cancelled, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the monsoon session of the ... Read more...

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Government to set up board for project clearance


July 19th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The government will soon set up a board to review and give one-time clearance for projects, including security clearance, the Prime Minister's Office said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Bengal government awaiting response on concessions to Infosys


June 20th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government is awaiting a response from the central government on its request to extend the Software Technology Park of India scheme to ... Read more...

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Northeast states review region’s industrial progress


June 13th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The North East Industrial and Investment Policy (NEIIP) group Wednesday began a two-day meet here with central government representatives for a review of the ... Read more...

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CBI summons another Andhra minister in Jagan case


June 5th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) Ten days after the arrest of a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh in YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's illegal assets case, the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Israel warns against concessions to Tehran


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran continues to pose a nuclear threat to Israel and world powers should not make any concessions to Tehran at the upcoming talks in ... Read more...

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Jagan case: Industrialist Prasad sent to CBI custody


May 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) A special court Thursday remanded leading industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad and bureaucrat K.V. Brahmananda Reddy to Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) custody for 10 days in YSR ... Read more...

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Chandy invites India Inc to invest in Kerala


May 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments to Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday extended invitations to India Inc to forge deeper engagements with God's Own Country."In ... Read more...

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Activist raises query on Sachin’s penalty


May 5th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A right to information activist Saturday raised questions whether cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had paid the penalty imposed on him last year for illegally occupying his ... Read more...

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Himachal legislator seeks probe into Jaypee’s project


March 27th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) An opposition Congress legislator Tuesday sought an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the commissioning and functioning of India's largest hydropower project in ... Read more...

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Budget neglects northeast: Tripura minister


March 16th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 16 (IANS) The Tripura government Friday said the budget had neglected the economically backward northeastern region.The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) called for protests against the "anti-people ... Read more...

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Budget disappointing, inflationary: Chouhan


March 16th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Friday said the union budget was disappointing and would lead to further inflation.He said the excise duty ... Read more...

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Trade unions call nationwide strike Tuesday


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) All business and commercial activities are likely to be paralysed next Tuesday following a nationwide strike call by 11 trade unions.The strike would involve around 45 ... Read more...

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Industries sagging in Jammu and Kashmir


February 9th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) Industries in Jammu and Kashmir are showing signs of decline despite the incentives and concessions provided by the central government since 2002.Entrepreneurs and economy watchers say ... Read more...

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It’s plunder, says daily on corruption curse in Pakistan


February 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) With the losses due to corruption in Pakistan being pegged at a staggering Rs.8,500 billion, a Pakistani daily described it as "plunder" in a country where ... Read more...

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Brazil privatises three airports


February 7th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian-led consortiums obtained concessions to operate the country's busiest airport and two smaller terminals, the National Civil Aviation Agency said after Monday's auction at the ... Read more...

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Spain cancels plan to privatise airports


January 24th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 24 (IANS/EFE) Spain said Monday that it has halted the plan to privatise management of the country's two busiest airports.Now is not the time to put the significantly ... Read more...

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Ex-official held for fraud


January 7th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A 58-year-old former official of the ministry of communications and Information technology has been nabbed for forging documents and posing as a lawyer, police said ... Read more...

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Team Anna earns sharp rebuke from Bombay High Court


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) "How is the country's interest involved", the Bombay High Court asked sharply to Team Anna while rejecting their petition for a concession in the charges ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare flays team for moving court


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 23 (IANS) Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare Friday termed as "improper" the decision by his activists to move the Bombay High Court seeking concessions for a ... Read more...

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Include cement in essential commodities: Dhumal


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday asked the central government to include cement in the list of essential commodities to check its rising prices."I ... Read more...

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Himachal to promote green industry


December 15th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Thursday amended its industrial policy to promote pollution-free industrial units in the state, an official statement said here.The state cabinet at its meeting decided ... Read more...

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Kashmir disabled observe black day (Dec 3 is World Disabled Day)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) Dozens of handicapped people staged a protest in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital on the World Disabled Day Saturday, observing it as a black day, ... Read more...

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Pakistan has got carried away in boycotting Bonn meet: Daily


December 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan's shock and response over the NATO airstrike that killed 24 soldiers "at what is essentially the result of our double game is overcooked", a daily ... Read more...

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17 fragging cases in Indian armed forces since 2007


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian armed forces have recorded a downslide in the number of fratricides since 2007, with 17 being killed by their fellow soldiers, parliament was ... Read more...

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Egypt protests continue despite authorities’ concessions


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A televised address by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, the chairman of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), has not changed the mood of ... Read more...

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US debt talks reach an impasse


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This doesn’t seem like ending anytime soon! The US debt talks are near collapse because neither side is ready to make concessions. The 12-member bi-partisan committee was ... Read more...

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Now call to book train tickets


October 19th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Booking train tickets by a phone call would soon be possible.Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will start a new enquiry number (138) that ... Read more...

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Opportunities to Tihar inmates incomparable: Minister


October 18th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Lauding the Tihar Jail's administration, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Monday the environment and opportunities provided to its inmates are incomparable.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Israel wants peace with Palestine: Netanyahu at UN


September 24th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly Friday that his country desired peace with the Palestinians, but this could only ... Read more...

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Twinkie log make their debut at the Iowa State fair


August 12th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Des Moines, Iowa, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iowa State Fair is ongoing and like each year, the event is all about food. This year several new foods have been introduced to the ... Read more...

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